Local Flaps in Facial Reconstruction after Skin Cancer Surgery, Certificate | University of Pisa | Pisa, Italy
5 days
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750 EUR/full
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About

This Local Flaps in Facial Reconstruction after Skin Cancer Surgery Certificate from University of Pisa is organized by the Plastic Surgery Unit

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Overview

The Local Flaps in Facial Reconstruction after Skin Cancer Surgery Certificate from University of Pisa Aim is:

  • The aim of the Local Flaps in Facial Reconstruction after Skin Cancer Surgery programme from University of Pisa is to give participants the detailed knowledge and expertise needed to achieve the best results in the full range of reconstructive procedures involving local flaps of the face.
  • The anatomy, physiology and biomechanics of the facial skin and muscles will be addressed and followed by OR experience to evaluate and understand patients’ variability.
  • Focus on proper skin cancer resection with adequate margins will be followed by the evaluation of multiple reconstructive options.
  • The decision-making process will be critically explained to the student and the techniques of flap planning, flap harvesting and donor site morbidity will be discussed.
  • Reconstructive surgery of the nose, lip, eyelid, forehead and ear will be specifically reviewed to give the student a wide spectrum of possible reconstructive options, with a step-by-step approach to each procedure, completed by tips and tricks from leading experts.
  • Moreover, skin closure options will be reviewed including updates on the latest materials used and the new technologies involved in wound closure.
  • In conclusion, prevention and treatment of complications will be addressed.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

The Summer School is structured in a 5-day course characterized by lectures and hands on training covering all the most useful techniques involved in facial reconstruction after skin cancer excision.

Each day a different anatomical unit of the face will be covered and the daily schedule will be divided into two sessions:
  • Morning: frontal lecture regarding the clinical anatomy of the district and description of the different reconstructive options.
  • Afternoon: practical training in the OR during which the participants will be involved in the patient evaluation, the design and planning of the different reconstructive options and assist during surgeries.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 5 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

3 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Letter of presentation by the Director of residency program

  • To obtain additional information about the program, we kindly suggest that you visit the programme website, where you can find further details and relevant resources.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    750 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 EUR for the full programme during 5 days.
  • EU/EEA

    750 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 EUR for the full programme during 5 days.

Living costs for Pisa

750 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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